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EFA Complex

  • Provides Essential Fatty Acids‡
  • Supports cardiovascular health‡
  • Supports healthy levels of inflammation‡
  • Supports skin health‡

$32.00 or Original price was: $32.00.Current price is: $28.80. / month

(Subscriptions can be managed in your account and cancelled at any time without penalty.)

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Description

People often associate fats as something to avoid in your diet.  However, certain fats are not only beneficial, but essential for a healthy functioning body.  These beneficial fats are known as Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs).  They are termed “essential” because your body cannot produce them on its own so they must come from your diet and/or supplementation.

These EFA are necessary for the following processes:

  • Formation of healthy cell membranes
  • Proper development and functioning of the brain and nervous system
  • Proper thyroid and adrenal activity
  • Hormone production
  • Regulation of blood pressure, liver function, immune and inflammatory responses
  • Regulation of blood clotting
  • Crucial for the transport and breakdown of cholesterol
  • Support healthy skin and hair

EFA Complex is a good source of essential fatty acids from evening primrose oil, borage oil, organic flaxseed oil, and marine lipids.‡

 

 

Warning:  If you are pregnant or lactating woman, have any health conditions, or are taking any medication, make sure to consult your healthcare provider prior to use.

‡ These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

Ingredients

 

 

Dosage

One softgel capsule once or twice daily.

Count

90 Softgels

Science

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Stanley JC, Elsom RL, Calder PC, Griffin BA, Harris WS, Jebb SA, Lovegrove JA, Moore CS, Riemersma RA, Sanders TA. UK Food Standards Agency Workshop Report: the effects of the dietary n-6:n-3 fatty acid ratio on cardiovascular health. Br J Nutr. 2007 Dec;98(6):1305-10. doi: 10.1017/S000711450784284X. PMID: 18039412; PMCID: PMC2755100.

Farvid MS, Ding M, Pan A, Sun Q, Chiuve SE, Steffen LM, Willett WC, Hu FB. Dietary linoleic acid and risk of coronary heart disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies. Circulation. 2014 Oct 28;130(18):1568-78. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.114.010236. Epub 2014 Aug 26. PMID: 25161045; PMCID: PMC4334131.

Cole GM, Ma QL, Frautschy SA. Omega-3 fatty acids and dementia. Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids. 2009 Aug-Sep;81(2-3):213-21. doi: 10.1016/j.plefa.2009.05.015. Epub 2009 Jun 12. PMID: 19523795; PMCID: PMC4019002.